Posted by: Agile Defense on Feb 19, 2020
Job Title:Database Expert
Location:Ramstein AB, Germany
Clearance Level: Active DoD - Secret
Required Certification(s):DoD-approved IAT Level II certification, i.e. Security +CE
**Selected applicantsmay be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. **
The purpose of this contract is to provide Network Control Center Services support to USAFE A6 and other USAFE units. This specific role is to provide Database Specialist support to 86th CS.
Design and implement the technical infrastructure relating to databases.Perform database utility functions and daily maintenance.Monitor database and application availability and performance.Provide maintenance and support of the Windows development and test application environments.Implement database, code, and script changes in the production environment.Install new releases of MS Structure Query Language (SQL) Server based applications.Troubleshoot application issues related to database access.Back up support for Progress database application environmentProvide and be able to execute Database recovery procedures.Qualifications
Education and Certifications:
A bachelor\u0027s degree plus 3 years of recent specialized experience; OR, an associate\u0027s degree plus 7 years of recent specialized experience; OR, a major certification plus 7 years of specialized experience; OR, 11 years of recent specialized experience.Contract Requirements:
DoD-approved IAT Level II certification, i.e. Security +CE
Background Needed and Years of Experience:
Proven experience as a MSSQL system administrator or other database service role.Ability to diagnose and resolve database application issues.Excellent communication skills.5 years of database system administrator experience in an Enterprise level environment.Relevant Microsoft SQL Administration Certification.
Additional Skills and Qualifications
Must Have Technical Skills:
Strong technical aptitude and ability to research and solve complex issues independently.Ability to apply troubleshooting techniques to quickly resolve server hardware and software errors/problems.Extensive knowledge of data processing, hardware platforms, and enterprise software applications.Strong working knowledge skills with Microsoft Office Products & Remedy Ticket System.Extensive knowledge with Microsoft SQL Server and server based applications.Preferred Technical Skills:
Technical experience with networking, databases, web development and user support.Skills with progressive experience administering enterprise applications.Experience with VMware virtualization environments.Non-Technical Skills:
Experience in the development and implementation of standards, procedures and guidelines to support operational processes.A results-oriented individual who thrives working in a fast-paced environment.Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities.Proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment, in a high pressure on-all environment with changing priorities.Great communication and interpersonal skills.Ability to communicate in a clear speaking voice as well as the ability to respond clearly to questions.Aptitude to address negative situations, and resolve them in a positive manner.WORKING CONDITIONS:
Standard office environment, occasional work in a data center.
Strength Demands:Light – 20 lbs. Maximum lifting with frequent lift/carry up to 10 lbs. A job is light if less lifting is involved but significant walking/standing is done or if done mostly sitting but requires push/pull on arm or leg controls.
Stand or SitWalkRepetitive MotionUse Hands / Fingers to Handle or FeelStoop, Kneel, Crouch, or CrawlTalk or HearSeePush or PullClimb (stairs, ladders) or Balance (ascend / descend, work atop, traverse)***
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